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City Of Long Beach Just Cause Termination Of Tenancies Ordinance and Tenant Harrassment Ordinance

November 15, 2022

The City of Long Beach has enacted a Just Cause Termination Ordinance that prohibits eviction of a tenant unless the landlord has a reason listed under the law to do so. Long Beach renters should be aware that the new City ordinance essentially mirrors the eviction protections of the state’s Tenant Protection Act of 2019. […]


Review: The effects of poor housing conditions on cognitive development and learning

October 11, 2022

Prepared by Gabriel L. Schwartz, PhD, for Tobener Ravenscroft LLP Overview            Housing and cognitive development are intimately linked, particularly during childhood and adolescence. This includes poor housing conditions, such as crowding, pest or mold infestations, physical dilapidation, inadequate heat or water, and toxic exposures such as lead or gas leaks. Broadly, children build cognitive skills […]


City Of Concord Residential Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance

August 09, 2022

In response to the increased attempts by some landlords to force tenants to vacate their homes through persistent aggressive, abusive, and intimidating means, Concord’s City Council recently passed the Residential Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance.  The law went into effect July 28, 2022.  To find out if you are protected under the new law, what constitutes harassment […]


Culver City Rent Control And Tenant Protections

June 22, 2022

The Culver City Rent Control Ordinance And Tenant Protections Ordinance: On October 30, 2020, the Culver City Rent Control Ordinance, which regulates how much a landlord can increase a tenant’s rent, and the Tenant Protections Ordinance, which prohibits evictions unless the landlord has a just-cause reason, went into effect.  The Tenant Protection Ordinance also prohibits […]


The City Of Inglewood Residential Rent Regulations And Just Cause For Eviction Protections

January 30, 2022

The City of Inglewood Residential Rent Regulations Ordinance and Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance regulate how much a landlord can increase a tenant’s rent and prohibits evictions of tenants unless the landlord has a just-cause reason.  The ordinances also cover what types of evictions require relocation payments to tenants, prohibit harassment by landlords, and regulate […]


City Of Richmond Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance

January 24, 2022

Know your rights as a tenant in the City of Richmond, California. Richmond has an Anti-Harassment ordinance and a Rent Control Ordinance.


Rent Control: City Of West Hollywood Rent Stabilization Ordinance

November 25, 2021

The City of West Hollywood’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance caps annual rent increases to a certain small percentage and limits evictions.


County Of Los Angeles Retaliatory Eviction And Anti-Harassment Ordinance

September 26, 2021

The County of LA enacted the Retaliatory Eviction & Anti-Harassment law. Tenants in unincorporated areas are protected from harassment detailed here.


County of Los Angeles Rent Stabilization And Tenant Protection Ordinance

September 26, 2021

The County of Los Angeles Rent Control regulates how much a landlord can increase a tenant’s rent, prohibits eviction of tenants in many cases, and more.


City of Los Angeles Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance

July 29, 2021

To protect vulnerable tenants, the City of Los Angeles has adopted a new Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance that prohibits landlords from engaging in certain conduct.


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